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Westgrove bags shopping centre deal

Facilities management firm, Westgrove Group, has won a new contract for the delivery of cleaning, security, and guest host services at the 1.1m sq ft Kingfisher Shopping Centre in Redditch. The partnership brings together Westgrove with Kingfisher Shopping Centre which ...

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BSIA appoints new chair

Martin Watson has been appointed as the new Chair of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA). With a background in fire, security and engineering spanning 40 years, Watson is currently Industry Laison Director for BSIA members Mitie Fire & Security ...

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Orbis Protect completes Vigilance acquisition

Specialist security and protection services provider, Orbis Protect, has completed the strategic acquisition of Vigilance Properties Limited, a specialist technology enabled security services company. In joining the Orbis group of companies, Vigilance provides a unique solution set, differentiated from traditional ...

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BSIA releases updated cyber exposure mitigation code of practice

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has updated its manufacturers’ code of practice that recommends on the design, testing and manufacture of safety and security products with a cyber exposure, whilst aligning with major new UK legislation. ‘Manufacturers of safety ...

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First Response Group secures English Heritage win

Nationwide security, risk, and property protection business, First Response Group, has secured a three-year contract with English Heritage, a charity that manages more than 400 historic monuments, buildings and places. The contract, which comes with an option to extend to five, ...

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Corps Security in NFU Mutual win

Corps Security has landed a contract with the National Farmers Union Mutual Insurance Society Limited (NFU Mutual), the UK insurance composite, to provide a fully integrated security service at over 30 of its sites throughout the UK. The contract which ...

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Balancing safety and security with SafeRoute from dormakaba

When it comes to door hardware, balancing safety and security can be a challenge. Compliant with BS EN 13637, dormakaba’s SafeRoute emergency exit and escape route system has been developed to provide enhanced security for buildings while still ensuring safe ...

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Amulet helping to keep public transport passengers in Essex safe

Churchill Group’s specialist security division, Amulet, is partnering with several boroughs within Essex on a 15-month pilot project that will see six Transport Safety Officers (TSOs) coordinate with c2c, Greater Anglia and Ensign Buses to enhance safety on public transport. ...

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Bidvest Noonan launches VR training programme

Bidvest Noonan has launched its VR training programme, Altius, with more than 1,600 security officers onboarded for phase one of the programme. Altius see security officers train in virtual environments using VR headsets. These environments are perfect replicas of their ...

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Atlas Security takes deal at The Carter

Atlas Security has been awarded a new contract with BNP Paribas Real Estate (BNPPRE) for the provision of 24/7 security services at The Carter in the City of London. Services include manned guarding, CCTV monitoring, post room and loading bay ...

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